Good Samaritan Society Canistota is in Canistota, South Dakota, a city with a total of 1,160 people. Sporting an overall rating of A, this is without a doubt a top-shelf nursing home. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top 20 percent of all nursing homes in the country. If you look below, you can see this nursing home's category ratings, which are also quite good.
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Good Samaritan Society Canistota
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
To go along with a strong overall score, we awarded this nursing home an A+ for our inspection category. Inspection grades are tied to many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this area have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Although this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was given a high-end long-term care score. Indeed, this turned out to be this facility's second best category score. In that category, this facility received a grade of A. When facilities receive this kind of score in this category it is usually a good sign for patient care and suggests that the place is well-staffed with nurses aids. Once we looked at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 97.36842 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is much higher than the average nursing home. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A-. We looked at the licensure of nurses employed by the facility, in addition to the number of hours those nurses were with residents, in determining our grade in this area. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
In our last category, we awarded this facility a grade of A+ for its short-term care score. This topped off a very impressive profile. In the category of short-term care, we endeavor to evaluate measures of a facility's rehabilitation. We analyze a nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Society Canistota Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society Canistota, 7.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society Canistota, 4.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls which result in injury are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society Canistota, 3.77% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society Canistota, 21.57% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. These medications are used for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society Canistota, 15.08% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. These medications are typically used to treat residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society Canistota, 7.26% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society Canistota, 96.44% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society Canistota, 16.45% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate deterioration of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society Canistota, 16.22% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who were able to retain mobility.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society Canistota, 16.22 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
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